Hardly anybody, apart from film historians would remember a name like Bhagwan Dada today; but during his heyday as an actor-director-producer in the 30s and 40s, he was amongst the biggest stars of the Hindi film industry, before the triumvirate of Raj ... The Financial Chronicle, 4 days ago
He rolls the dice, asks the girl standing next to him to kiss his hand and voilà! he gets a pair of six. Dev Anand lights his cigarette, flashes his Dev Anand smile and tells us what kind of a baazigar he is: Main beimaani ka jua nahin khelta (I ...MSN News, 2 days ago A Star Was Born Indian Express, 2 days ago
After Funtoosh, the ninth highest grosser of 1956, Dev Anand started work on Khaali Botal, based on AJ Cronin's 1953 novel, Beyond This Place, about a son's quest to prove the innocence of his father convicted for a murder. The actor was on his way ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago In focus: On the road to a musical legacy Mumbai Mirror, 1 month ago IN FOCUS - On the road to a musical legacy Times of India, 1 month ago
Hindi film songs have done a great service to Indian Railways by romanticising this means of transportation. Human fascination for trains is kindled by an irresistible promise of distant frontiers. But like films, they too entice and exasperateon ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
Mohammed Rafi, one of the finest playback singers to have worked in Bollywood, would have turned 90 today, December 24.To mark the occasion, we reproduce veteran film journalist Raju Bharatan's tribute to the legend. It happened at the height of the Rajesh Khanna wave --- in the after-1970 Aradhana glow when Mohammed Rafi's confidence was at its lowest ebb. The Mohammed Rafi who had sung, for Naushad, a total of 149 songs (81 of them solo) through 35 years. That ace composer had heard ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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